19 October 2020, Sunsari
A 78-year-old man has died from coronavirus in the course of treatment at BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences in Dharan.
The septuagenarian succumbed to the virus at 3 am today, Dr Ashish Shrestha,the deputy spokesperson for the hospital said.
Originally from Itahari Sub Metropolitan City-20, the elderly had tested positive twice for the coronavirus.
His swab sample report had come out positive on October 4 for the first time. The coronaviru infection was seen in him when he underwent a PCR test on October 18 again, said Dr Shrestha.
It is not yet known whether he had any chronic ailments.